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[movies]Radical amputation of the left breast for duct carcinoma - Wellcome Library
A film showing the mastectomy of a breast to treat breast cancer. Introduction, incision, lymphatic drainage, skin undercut pectoral muscles divided at insertion axilla dissected axillary structures demonstrated specimen amputated wound closed and dressed macroscopic appearance of specimen. 3 segments.
Keywords: Neoplasms; General Surgery; Breast Neoplasms -- surgery; Lymph Nodes -- surgery; Cancer; Surgery; Neoplasms; General Surgery; Breast Neoplasms -- surgery; Lymph Nodes -- surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 528
[movies]Radical mastoid operation - Wellcome Library
Shows step-by-step an operation carried out for the relief of chronic middle ear suppuration of many years standing caused by a mastoid process of the dense acellular type. 3 segments.
Keywords: Ear, Middle -- surgery; Mastoid; Surgery; Medical sciences; Ear, Middle -- surgery; Mastoid; Surgeons
Downloads: 196
[movies]Radon seeds
This colour film is of an eye operation. A radon seed is sutured into the eye. 1 segment.
Keywords: Radon; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Eye
Downloads: 6
[movies]Radon seeds
This colour film is of an eye operation. A radon seed is sutured into the eye. 1 segment.
Keywords: Radon; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Eye
Downloads: 2
[movies]RAF Mae West - Wellcome Library
This is a clinical film showing experiments on an anaesthetised male subject in order to test the 'righting behaviour' of five different life jackets / buoyancy aids (including a German model) in a swimming pool. The experiments took place during WWII. The models are preceeded with intertitles with the relevant model details: RAF Mae West, USAAF Life Waistcoat, BOT Victory Lifebelt, Morner Life Bag, German kapok life waistcoat with chin support...
Keywords: Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Accidents; Warfare; Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Medicine
Downloads: 656
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 1
This film promotes the novel (at the time) method of providing fracture patients with freedom of movement, which using the examples given, means that the patients are fit and well without further rehabilitation 'reduction, fixation' and 'continued use of the limbs'. The patients are all ordinary people who appear to have work-related injuries. They are shown recovered going about their everyday lives...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Femoral Fractures
Downloads: 14
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 1
This film promotes the novel (at the time) method of providing fracture patients with freedom of movement, which using the examples given, means that the patients are fit and well without further rehabilitation 'reduction, fixation' and 'continued use of the limbs'. The patients are all ordinary people who appear to have work-related injuries. They are shown recovered going about their everyday lives...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Femoral Fractures
Downloads: 12
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 2, Compound fractures
This film opens with the intertitle 'The same plaster fixation which is necessary to immobilise the fracture, also controls the infection satisfactorily'. X-rays and then images of a damaged leg are seen with the bone protruding outward progress at 4 and 6 months is indicated via an x-ray. A female patient is seen pacing around in a garden. Another patient who has had their fingers 'dragged off' by a machine, demonstrates his mobility (he retans use of the thumb joint)...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; limb damage; Accidents, Occupational
Downloads: 7
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 2, Compound fractures
This film opens with the intertitle 'The same plaster fixation which is necessary to immobilise the fracture, also controls the infection satisfactorily'. X-rays and then images of a damaged leg are seen with the bone protruding outward progress at 4 and 6 months is indicated via an x-ray. A female patient is seen pacing around in a garden. Another patient who has had their fingers 'dragged off' by a machine, demonstrates his mobility (he retans use of the thumb joint)...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; limb damage; Accidents, Occupational
Downloads: 8
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 4
Part 4 opens with an intertitle describing 'Case 3' which lasts approximately 10 minutes this involves a man with a fracture of the tibia and fibula. X-rays illustrate the 'deformity'. In the operating theatre, the surgeon prepares the surgical bed (levers and winches are reminiscent of a D-I-Y work bench) then the leg is pinned and secured in place using plaster of paris. The patient returns to the ward and is held in traction...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; Accidents, Occupational; limb damage
Downloads: 5
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 4
Part 4 opens with an intertitle describing 'Case 3' which lasts approximately 10 minutes this involves a man with a fracture of the tibia and fibula. X-rays illustrate the 'deformity'. In the operating theatre, the surgeon prepares the surgical bed (levers and winches are reminiscent of a D-I-Y work bench) then the leg is pinned and secured in place using plaster of paris. The patient returns to the ward and is held in traction...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; Accidents, Occupational; limb damage
Downloads: 7
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 5
Part 5 opens with an intertitle describing 'Case 7' supracondylar fracture of humerus in child aged 5. In keeping with the other parts of the series x-rays are shown. Of interest the child is visibly restrained and anaesthetised using (presumably) ether directly onto a gamgee which is held in place. The child has cast placed around the elbow. A collar and cuff replace the cast. Case 8 is a 'mallet finger' deformity...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Casts, Surgical; Elbow; Ankle; limb damage
Downloads: 11
[movies]Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 5
Part 5 opens with an intertitle describing 'Case 7' supracondylar fracture of humerus in child aged 5. In keeping with the other parts of the series x-rays are shown. Of interest the child is visibly restrained and anaesthetised using (presumably) ether directly onto a gamgee which is held in place. The child has cast placed around the elbow. A collar and cuff replace the cast. Case 8 is a 'mallet finger' deformity...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Casts, Surgical; Elbow; Ankle; limb damage
Downloads: 17
[movies]Reduction and treatment of a fracture of middle or proximal end of the humerus - Wellcome Library
The film depicts the standard method of using Cramer wire to make abduction splints. 1 segment.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Humerus -- injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Humerus -- injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 101 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Reduction and treatment of a fracture of the calcaneus - Wellcome Library
Short black and white silent film showing the method of treatment for a fracture of the os calcis (heel bone) by the insertion of pins and use of screw traction and special wire. Correction of angulation and shortening is shown as is the application of plaster. X-rays before and after reduction reveal the effectiveness of the treatment. 2 segments.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Calcaneus -- injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Calcaneus -- injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 80 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Reduction and treatment of a fractured finger - Wellcome Library
Application of wire splint in hyper-extension under local anaesthesia. Reduction of fracture by bending splint. X-ray pictures before and after reduction. 1 segment.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Finger Injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Finger Injuries; Doctors
Downloads: 73
[movies]Reduction and treatment of fracture of the clavicle - Wellcome Library
A black and white, silent film showing the reduction of a fracture by abduction of the shoulder girdle from the chest, under local anaesthesia. A clavicle splint is applied. X-ray pictures before and after reduction are shown and movement is free after four weeks. 1 segment.
Keywords: Orthopedics; Clavicle -- injuries; Medical sciences; Orthopedics; Clavicle -- injuries; Surgeons
Downloads: 110 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Reduction of Colles fracture
A film showing step-by-step treatment for Colles fracture. Metal splnts are manipulated into shape. A patient laying prone on a bed is measured for lint supports. The leg from the knee to the ankle is bandaged. A cage like splint is manoeuvred into position, secured and fixed into place. An intertitle says that Sir John Lynn-Thomas estimated the force at which the force to stretch the structures.
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- History; Fractures -- Rehabilitation; Colles' Fracture
Downloads: 4
[movies]Reduction of Colles fracture
A film showing step-by-step treatment for Colles fracture. Metal splnts are manipulated into shape. A patient laying prone on a bed is measured for lint supports. The leg from the knee to the ankle is bandaged. A cage like splint is manoeuvred into position, secured and fixed into place. An intertitle says that Sir John Lynn-Thomas estimated the force at which the force to stretch the structures.
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- History; Fractures -- Rehabilitation; Colles' Fracture
Downloads: 12
[movies]Reduction of crush fractures of the spine - Wellcome Library
This film contains a demonstration of details of the reduction, fixation and eventual mobilisation of a case of crush fracture of the fourth lumbar vertebra without nerve injury. The method of moving the prone, male patient is demonstrated and a double layered stockinette vest is fitted. A web harness is put around the patients shoulders and they are suspended between two tables while the plaster jacket is applied...
Keywords: Spine; Spinal Injuries -- therapy; Physical Therapy (Specialty); Medical sciences; Spine; Spinal Injuries -- therapy; Physical Therapy (Specialty); Surgeons
Downloads: 86
[movies]Rehabilitation of Injured Sailers - Part 2

Downloads: 5
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 1
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 6
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 3
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 6
[movies]Relief of pain in childbirth - Wellcome Library
Requirements of an ideal analgesic and the use of nitrous oxide and trichlorethlene in childbirth. A pregnant woman is shown on a hospital bed and the voice-over sets the tone for this medical information film, explaining that there are four key factors in seeking analgesia in childbirth. The mother remains conscious and co-operative, there are good uterine contractions, the method is safe for mother and baby and respiration in the baby is not repressed...
Keywords: Parturition; Obstetrics; Analgesia, Obstetrical; Anesthesia, Obstetrical; Birth; Maternal and child health; Parturition; Obstetrics; Analgesia, Obstetrical; Anesthesia, Obstetrical; Medical profession anaesthetists
Downloads: 2,849
[movies]Removal of tonsils and adenoids - Wellcome Library
Steps of operation for removal of tonsils by dissection and of adenoids by La Force Guillotine (a type of surgical instrument). 2 segments.
Keywords: Tonsillectomy; Adenoidectomy; Pediatrics; Surgery; Tonsillectomy; Adenoidectomy; Pediatrics; Surgeons
Downloads: 432
[movies]Respiratory and cardiac arrest No 9 - Wellcome Library
A technical film (part of a series) apparently aimed at the inexperienced anaesthetist. Emergency situations together with appropriate equipment are demonstrated. Training staff in resuscitation methods is encouraged. Sylvester's method is recommended, although chest massage and mouth-to-mouth are also shown. Emergencies covered are a female patient who has stopped breathing she is intubated orally and artificial respiration is performed a male patient in cardiac arrest...
Keywords: Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd Pharmaceuticals Division; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Respiration, Artificial -- adverse effects; Respiration, Artificial -- history; Cardiology; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Respiration, Artificial -- adverse effects; Respiration, Artificial -- history; Cardiology; Medicine
Downloads: 1,028
[movies]Retinal detachment
Step by step operative procedure for treatment of total detachment of the retina.
Keywords: Ophthalmology; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Eye; Retina
Downloads: 5
[movies]Retinal detachment
Step by step operative procedure for treatment of total detachment of the retina.
Keywords: Ophthalmology; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Eye; Retina
Downloads: 13
[movies]Retrovir introduction at Dartford - Wellcome Library
This short corporate film with a female voiceover shows the manufacturing processes involved in the drug Retrovir. Barry Alcock in charge of Primary Manufacturing at Dartford describes how the drug was introduced, Dave Lemon describes how they met a tight manufacturing deadline, Doug Faulkner talks about quality assurance and Jeff Waddingham, Retrovir Supplies Coordinator, discusses how the product will effectively reach the rest of the world...
Keywords: Zidovudine; Drug Compounding; Pharmaceutical industry; Zidovudine; Drug Compounding; Pharmaceutical industry
Downloads: 79
[movies]Roentgenfilm I
This silent b&w film has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of eating, drinking and digestion. Solid food is consumed sideways on with a good view of the mouth, then the thorax as food and drink pass down to the stomach. Finally stools are seen forming and dropping through the intestines to the colon.
Keywords: Head; Stomach; Intestines; Cineradiography; Cineradiography -- history; Cardiology; X-Rays
Downloads: 8
[movies]Roentgenfilm I
This silent b&w film has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of eating, drinking and digestion. Solid food is consumed sideways on with a good view of the mouth, then the thorax as food and drink pass down to the stomach. Finally stools are seen forming and dropping through the intestines to the colon.
Keywords: Head; Stomach; Intestines; Cineradiography; Cineradiography -- history; Cardiology; X-Rays
Downloads: 14
[movies]Roentgenfilm III and IV
This silent b&w film comprises of two separate parts and like its companion film (Cardiac X-rays), it has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of the shoulder and elbow. The shoulder sequences last for about 12 minutes and show the subject rotating the arm in the shoulder socket this is shot front-on, rear-on interspersed with relevant x-ray cineradiography...
Keywords: Shoulder; Elbow; Hand; Wrist; Cineradiography; Cineradiography -- history; X-Rays
Downloads: 9
[movies]Roentgenfilm III and IV
This silent b&w film comprises of two separate parts and like its companion film (Cardiac X-rays), it has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of the shoulder and elbow. The shoulder sequences last for about 12 minutes and show the subject rotating the arm in the shoulder socket this is shot front-on, rear-on interspersed with relevant x-ray cineradiography...
Keywords: Shoulder; Elbow; Hand; Wrist; Cineradiography; Cineradiography -- history; X-Rays
Downloads: 17
[movies]Roentgenfilm V
This silent b&w film has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of the knee and foot.
Keywords: Knee; Foot; Cineradiography; Cineradiography -- history; X-Rays
Downloads: 12
[movies]Roentgenfilm V
This silent b&w film has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of the knee and foot.
Keywords: Knee; Foot; Cineradiography; Cineradiography -- history; X-Rays
Downloads: 12
[movies]Routine use of ergometrine in the third stage of labour - Wellcome Library
This film demonstrates the use of intramuscular injections of ergometrine to expedite delivery once the head of the child has appeared, as advocated by Professor Nixon. Following the injection, contraction of the uterus begins, the placenta is expelled and the third stage of labour is completed with minimal delay and blood loss. 2 segments.
Keywords: Labor, Obstetric -- drug effects; Delivery, Obstetric; Ergot Alkaloids; Ergonovine -- therapeutic use; Parturition; Pregnancy; Birth; Maternal and Child Health; Labor, Obstetric -- drug effects; Delivery, Obstetric; Ergot Alkaloids; Ergonovine -- therapeutic use; Parturition; Nursing and midwifery
Downloads: 249
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